South Carolina

The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in South Carolina. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by South Carolina's state department of corrections.

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Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons3,7192,51384575336----
Federal Prisons8321,5007137134,1317,450
ICE Detention Centers4--0--0------
State and Local Youth Facilities228--------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,4723,0772859613----
Federal Prisons----8--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Kirkland Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

701168

Tyger River Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

48282

Broad River Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

420120

Macdougall Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

36346

Edgefield Federal Correctional Institution

Federal Prisons

295--
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Map of South Carolina with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in South Carolina. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of June 14, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    By facility

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    No

  • Contextualized Historically

    No

Prison and Jail Releases Related to COVID

We collect data on jurisdictions across the U.S. that have released people from adult prison and jail custody in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

JurisdictionFacility/facilitiesAuthorizing agent(s)DateOverall population reduction/ total # of releasesPopulation prior to releasesKnown facility capacityRelease detailsSource
AndersonAnderson County Detention Center3/27/202042387Minor offenses, Inability to pay bail, Vulnerable populations
GreenvilleGreenville County Detention CenterCourts3/20/2020851270Minor offenses
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Grassroots and Community Organizing Efforts Related to COVID

Our team collects data on grassroots and community organizing efforts by incarcerated people, their families, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and advocates aimed at influencing government agencies to protect the lives of people incarcerated in prisons, jails, and detention centers against the threats posed by COVID-19.

Target facilityCountyDate of actionOrganizationType of effortInternal/ externalEffort concernsSource